Peter Rawlinson serves as Chief Technology Officer at Lucid Motors, a Silicon Valley company focused on creating premium electric vehicles and mobility experiences. Lucid Motors enters the rapidly changing transportation landscape with products that satisfy the evolving mobility needs of consumers.
Formerly Vice President and Chief Engineer for Vehicle Engineering at Tesla, Peter led the engineering of the Model S from clean-sheet to production readiness, whilst building a world class engineering team. Peter conceived and implemented the innovative product development methodology enabling compression of this process time to just three years. As a hands-on engineer, he also holds a significant proportion of the Model S vehicle patents.
A graduate of Imperial College London, Peter formerly held posts as Head of Vehicle Engineering at Corus Automotive, Chief Engineer of Advanced Engineering at Lotus Cars and Principal Engineer at Jaguar.